The Middle East

The Middle East: In-Depth Reports

With his Ramallah Rant, Mahmoud Abbas Declares Intention to Proclaim a Palestinian Entity

Palestinian Authority leader denounces President Trump and Any American Role in Peace Process Read More »

Palestinian and Israeli Officials Debate PA Payments to Terrorists

Kuperwasser: “These payments have nothing to do with whether these families are weak or not. The only reason they get the money is because they carry out terror attacks against Israelis.” Read More »

When Old Conventions Fall

The validity of the Palestinian narrative is waning. Will this spur a shift in Palestinian policy? Read More »

Has the “Arab Spring” Returned to Tunisia?

Tunisia employs a safety valve on protests. Read More »

Palestinian Capital in Abu Dis or Ramallah?

Even in the Arab world, the location of the capital is debated Read More »

From “Lone Wolf” to “Known Wolf”:
The Role of “Cultural Fuel” and “Personal Triggers”

“Lone wolf” attacks continue to present both practical strategic and theoretical challenges, with the nature of individual actions creating difficulty in constructing a “profile” that is relevant to all situations. Read More »

A Changed Saudi Arabia

Israel and Saudi Arabia share common concerns. Read More »

A Changed Saudi Arabia

Israel and Saudi Arabia share common concerns. Read More »

Protests Spread Across Iran

The demonstrators in Iran: we are more important than Syria, Gaza, and Lebanon Read More »

Iran Ignores Israel’s Warnings

Iran prepares for the arrival of Shiite militias in the Golan Heights and Southern Lebanon Read More »

Chinese Troops Arrive in Syria to Fight Uyghur Rebels

A Chinese attempt to contain Chinese Muslim rebels in Syria Read More »

Mahmoud Abbas vs. Donald Trump

The Palestinians’ futile charge against the Jerusalem declaration Read More »

Can Iran and Its Proxies Be Restrained in Syria?

What do the (reported) Israeli attacks against Iranian assets in Syria signify? Read More »

Israel Has a Better Legal Title and Will Safeguard the Holy Sites of All Faiths in Jerusalem

In a violent intolerant Middle East, only a free and democratic Israel will safeguard the holy sites of all faiths. Read More »

Iran Dispatches a Senior Commander of the Shiite Foreign Legion to Southern Lebanon

Iranian involvement is irrefutable Read More »